WINGSPAN

  • Orchestra Spring Concert Monday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium

  • Band Spring Concert Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium

  • Color Guard tryouts May 21-24

  • Band's Spring Swing is Saturday from 6-9 p.m. in the cafeteria

  • ISM Final Presentation Night Friday starting at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria

  • State track results: Carrie Fish takes 2nd in 1,600 and 3rd in the 3,200; Nissi Kabongo finished 5th in high jump

3D printer bring realism to science department

3D printer bring realism to science department

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Crafting models and tools is now possible for the science department after a Frisco Education Foundation grant allowed for the purchase of a 3D printer. “This is something I took the lead on, but the other two physics teachers, Ms. Mosley and Ms. Rittenhouse were in on it,” AP Physics 1 and C teache...

Bands swing into spring performance

Bands swing into spring performance

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

May 18, 2018


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From small ensembles to choir singers performing with the jazz band, Saturday’s Spring Swing and   from 6-9 p.m. provides the opportunity to see the school’s band in a different light, with the $5 admission charge providing one of the largest fundraising opportunities of the year. “This is our ...

Finding the balance between coaching and parenting

Finding the balance between coaching and parenting

Zion Richardson, WTV Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

From practices, to games, to game plans and scouting, being a coach requires a lot of work during the season, but that doesn’t mean their family life at home is on pause as they have to switch from coach to parent. “It is a balancing act every single day," head volleyball coach Ui Womble sai...

Weeks of fasting begins for some

Weeks of fasting begins for some

Vinanti Vemulapalli, WTV Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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Ramadan is an Islamic holy month in which Muslims fast and refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. Muslims across the world take part in the holy month of fasting and it is a time for spiritual reflection, acts of charity and spending time with loved ones. However, for Muslim students on c...

Protests in Nicaragua hit close to home for junior

Protests in Nicaragua hit close to home for junior

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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For years, the Central American country of Nicaragua has suffered through decades of unrest. Recently, more than 40 people have been killed in the midst of political turmoil with college students taking to the streets to call for social justice and change. Although this conflict is more than 2,000 mile...

Two paths, one exam

Two paths, one exam

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Students enrolled in one of two distinct courses, AP World History and AP GT Humanities, will trek down to the gym early Thursday morning to take the same AP World History Exam. It’s a unique situation as its the only AP exam with two different classes on campus providing separate pathways to the same t...

Artistic Expressions: volume 6

Artistic Expressions: volume 6

May 16, 2018


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Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Z & J For the Day: episode 6

Z & J For the Day: episode 6

Justin Simon and Zion Richardson

May 15, 2018


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On this week’s episode, senior Justin Simon and junior Zion Richardson discuss the differences between middle school and high school. ...

Documentary project helps students review for AP exam

Documentary project helps students review for AP exam

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


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‘Tis the season to be busy as countless classes work on projects as the school year comes to a close. For AP English Language and Composition students, that means getting into groups and creating a documentary on an argumentative topic to share with their teachers and peers. “We chose this because it was an excellent...

United Colors of Liberty – episode 33

United Colors of Liberty – episode 33

Divya Murali, WTV Special Projects Producer

May 14, 2018


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In this week’s podcast, Wingspan’s Divya Murali sits down with senior Michelle Ly.

No drama at theater food fight

No drama at theater food fight

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

May 14, 2018


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Food fights at school are usually frowned upon, but Friday after their spring improv show, dessert was flying as the theater program hosted its first annual cake war; a fundraiser for students who qualified for the International Thespian Festival in Nebraska June 25-30. “The booster club raised th...

Secondary summer school registration begins

Secondary summer school registration begins

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Whether it's trying to get ahead or trying to catch up, summer school registration begins Monday.

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